George Palton currently serves as the Adjunct Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Along with his duties at Marshall George is very active teaching in the public schools and is on staff with the Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Band in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Palton has won first place in several solo competitions including the Susan Slaughter International Solo Tuba Competition (2010), the International Tuba Euphonium Conference Tuba Artist Competition (2006), the Bowling Green State University Competition in Music Performance (2002), the National Federation of Music Clubs Orchestral Brass Solo Competition (2001), along with second place at the Susan Slaughter International Solo Brass Competition (2010), and the Potomac Festival Tuba Virtuoso Competition (2006).
Dr. Palton is very active as a performer. He has been awarded with numerous performance accolades through the years. In addition to competitions, Dr. Palton has also performed at various conferences and workshops. His most recent performances include the 2015 Washington D.C. Army Band Tuba/Euphonium Workshop and 2014 International Tuba/Euphonium Conference. If you are interested in viewing recorded performances or purchasing his debut solo album - "Tuba in Motion" - then click on the appropriate links below.
Dr. Palton, in addition to his teaching studio at Marshall University, remains involved in various educational settings as a music staff member, private instructor, and clinician. Below are links to explore further teaching opportunities and resources from Dr. Palton.